American Leaders and Heroes: A preliminary text-book in United States History

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Author Gordy, Wilbur F. (Wilbur Fisk), 1854-1929
Title American Leaders and Heroes: A preliminary text-book in United States History
Contents Christopher Columbus and the discovery of America -- Hernando De Soto and the discovery of the Mississippi -- Sir Walter Raleigh and the first English attempts to colonize America -- John Smith and the settlement of Jamestown -- Nathaniel Bacon and the uprising of the people in Virginia in 1676 -- Miles Standish and the Pilgrims -- Roger Williams and the Puritans -- William Penn and the settlement of Pennsylvania -- Cavelier de La Salle and the French in the Mississippi Valley -- George Washington, the boy surveyor and young soldier -- James Wolfe, the hero of Quebec -- Patrick Henry and the Stamp Act -- Samuel Adams and the Boston Tea Party -- Paul Revere and the battle of Concord and Lexington -- Benjamin Franklin and aid from France -- George Washington, the Virginia planter and the Revolutionary soldier -- Nathaniel Greene, the hero of the South, and Francis Marion, the "Swamp Fox" -- Daniel Boone, the Kentucky pioneer -- Thomas Jefferson and the Louisiana Purchase -- Robert Fulton and the steamboat -- Andrew Jackson, the upholder of the Union -- Daniel Webster, the defender and expounder of the Constitution -- Samuel Finley Breese Morse and the electric telegraph -- Abraham Lincoln, the liberator of the slaves -- Ulysses Simpson Grant and the Civil War -- Some leaders and heroes in the war with Spain.
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Language English
LoC Class E151: History: America: United States
Subject United States -- Biography
Category Text
EBook-No. 35742
Release Date
Most Recently Updated Apr 23, 2011
Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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